2005 Fall: Played in all five events and finished second on the team with a 72.93 stroke average ... Had two top ten finishes by tying for ninth at the Missouri Bluffs Challenge and coming in 10th at the Reynolds Plantation Classic ... Fired his career-best round of 67 at the Missouri Bluffs Challenge.
2005 Spring: Competed in all 7 tournaments and for the year led the Blue Raiders with a 75.4 stroke average ... Was second on the team in stroke average for the spring season with a 75.1 ... Best spring and career finish was a tie for fourth at the USF Invitational with a 54-hole total of 220 ... Fired a spring low-round of 71 at the USF Invitational ... Finished 13th at the Sun Belt Championships with a 222 including two rounds of 73 ... Was fifth at the 2005 Tennessee State Amateur.
2004 Fall: Played in all five tournaments and was tied for second on the team in stroke average with a 75.7 ... Shot a career-best 70 in the Mason Rudolph Championship ... Tied for 19th at the Mean Green Classic for his best career finish.
2003-04: Took a redshirt year.
High School: A two-time all-state performer at Cleveland High School for coach Mark Simms ... Placed third at the TSSAA State Tournament in 2002 and was 16th at the 2001 Tennessee State Open.
Personal: Nick is majoring in University Studies ... born Oct. 1, 1984 ... son of Gerald and Barbara Bailes.